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Pharmacist III
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Job Description

State License

Pharmacist License

3 to 5 Years of Experience Required

Job Description/Summary:

The fundamental purpose of the pharmacist is to serve UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland patients by ensuring the safe and age appropriate dosing, preparation, and use of medication. This is a full time, 40 hour per week position.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Education: Graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy.

Minimum Experience: Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a pharmacist in an inpatient hospital acute-care setting. Must have been a preceptor for a student, intern, or resident within the past 5 years. Specialties include: Chemo (Hem/Onc Service Line, BMT, Day Hospital), Research Specialty (Investigational Drug Service, Unit Inspections), PICU/ED (Critical Care Specialty), NICU/Surgical Services (Critical Care Specialty), Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP).

License Required: Valid certificate of registration as a licensed Pharmacist in the California State Board of Pharmacy. Valid Advanced Practice Pharmacist license issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

Certification Required: Must have a Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialty Certification or completed a residency program.

Registration Required: Active membership and participation in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and/or California Society of Hospital Pharmacists is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Possesses knowledge and has experience with unit dose drug distribution and I.V. admixture service. Demonstrates commitment to professional self-improvement and continuing education. Must be able to comprehend and coordinate the complex functions of the Pharmacy Department as they relate to the Pharmacy and other hospital departments. Must be able to work with and develop respect and rapport with inter and intra-departmental personnel. Must be able to make judgments and decisions on a day to day basis recognizing and understanding the magnitude and implications of decisions made. Must be able to delegate, coordinate, organize and set priorities for the activities of staff members and other departments. Should demonstrate an interest in the advancement of the pharmacy profession and in self-improvement. Must be able to work alone and with others. Must be able to work various shifts when required by schedule. Must be able to travel on hospital business.

Technical Knowledge: Prior experience of electronic medical records preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Sit: Up to 8 hours/day

Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours

Bend/Stoop: Up to 6 hours

Reach: Up to 6 hours

Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs

Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment

This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.